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Where to Find Mom Groups in Dallas-Fort Worth

Find support and make new friends with moms in the same boat as you

Preschool, playgroups and birthday parties, oh my! Socializing kids from an early age tops the priority list of many parents. But that doesn’t mean your social calendar can’t flourish during motherhood as well. Mommy groups connect mothers from similar parenting backgrounds or geographic locations for anything from play dates to picnics to moms’ nights out. We’ve rounded up some of the best groups in Dallas-Fort Worth for both seasoned and first-time moms. 

Note: Please contact each group or venue for the most up-to-date information.

Faith-Based | Mother-to-Mother | Moms of Multiples | Single Moms | Special Needs

Faith-Based Mom Groups 

If a desire for religious fellowship resonates with you and your family, a faith-based mommy group may be right for you. Many faith-based groups encourage new members of all backgrounds to bring their questions to meetings.

Moms Connection
Moms Connection is a group for moms and moms to be. This group is associated with the Chase Oaks Church to empower, embrace, educate and support one another through all stages of motherhood. Members meet twice a month; childcare is available. Contact leubanks@chaseoaks.org for questions regarding membership and locations. chaseoaks.org/moms

Mothers of Preschoolers, or MOPS, is a community-based organization that was created for moms with young children to lend support, begin friendships and share experiences throughout early stages of motherhood. After nearly 50 years serving as a resource for parents, MOPS has expanded to also reach moms with school-aged kids. MOPS has partnered with local churches and various organizations to offer accessibility to many families. Multiple levels of memberships to choose from. mops.org

Watermark Ministries
Watermark church offers several classes for parents, including sessions for moms to be, single parents, first-time parents, for adoptive or foster parents, and any parents seeking Bible-based fellowship. Contact info@watermark.org for questions regarding classes. watermark.org/ministries

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For Mother-to-Mother Connections

Whether you’re new to town, new to motherhood or just new to mommy groups, these clubs can provide friendship from like-minded mothers with same-age children in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Allen Early Childhood PTA
Families in and around Allen are welcome to join Allen Early Childhood PTA for access to networking, playgroups, exclusive member events, educational activities and more. Membership is $24 per year. AECPTA allows you the option of a 30-day free Meetup trial to see if this membership is right for you. For more information about membership, email membership@aecpta.com or visit aecpta.com.

Black Metro Moms of Dallas
Whether you are looking for advice, to get inspired, or have fun with other moms, Black Metro Moms of Dallas is a Facebook group that members can host meetups to socialize and unwind. Visit the group at facebook.com.

Carrollton Early Childhood PTA
Carrollton Early Childhood PTA is a group for families with children ages 5 and younger who live in Carrollton or the surrounding area. The goal of this collective is to plan playdates, events and educational meetings for parents to socialize and network with other neighbors. Family memberships begin at $25 per year, with an option to add-on an additional family member. For any questions, visit cecpta.org.

Coppell Early Childhood Association
This support group is for parents with children ages 0-6. With monthly parent meetings, weekly playgroups, parents’ night out evenings, as well as children’s events and parties, this organization offers fun activities for the whole family. Yearly and prorated memberships available, starting at $30/year. For more information visit coppellearlychildhood.org or CECA’s Facebook group at facebook.com/ECPTA.

Fort Worth Moms Group
Whether you are pregnant, trying to conceive or are a seasoned mom, Fort Worth Moms is a Facebook Group that offers support through other moms in the community. Playdates, events and get togethers are regularly scheduled to bring fellow parents together to not only share experiences and lend support, but to laugh together too. facebook.com

Fit4Mom is a neighborhood fitness membership that serves communities all over the DFW-metroplex. From prenatal to postnatal health, Fit4Mom offers different options of wellness and fitness programs for moms at every stage of motherhood. Community activities include stroller strides, mom-only workouts and village playgroups, to name a few. For questions, email info@fit4mom.com or visit fit4mom.com.

Grapevine Colleyville Southlake Moms League
The local nonprofit GCS Moms League primarily connects families that reside in Grapevine, Colleyville, Southlake and Keller, although parents of neighboring Tarrant County cities are welcome. This organization holds regular community events for moms (or families); from book club to fit club and ladies’ night out, there is a range of adult activities to choose from to allow members the chance to have some fun. Yearly memberships begin at $75. Contact info@gcsmomsleague.org with further questions regarding the organization. gcsmomsleague.org.

Keller Area Moms
This non-profit moms’ group is designed to network and create friendships with moms that live in the Keller, Alliance, Haslet, Roanoke and the Watauga area. Some of the benefits of being a member include playdates, couples’ events, holiday parties and philanthropic opportunities throughout the year.  Membership is $10/year. Email  kellerareamomsgroup@gmail.com or visit kellerareamoms.com for more information.

Lakewood PTA
Join the network of parents for $35 a year. Lakewood PTA prides themselves in making their community a better place, with their children in mind. Although most parents live near Lakewood Elementary school zone, anyone in the East Dallas/Lakewood community with a child of 0-6 years old is welcome. Members get together for regular social events, volunteer opportunities and gather children of the same age for playgroups. Visit lecpta.org or email info@lecpta.org for membership inquiries.

La Leche League of Texas
La Leche League of Texas is a discussion-based support group narrowing in on topics related to breastfeeding. North Texas groups: Bedford, Collin County (Allen, Frisco, McKinney, Plano), Fort Worth-Alliance, Greater Dallas,Lewisville, Rockwall County (Lake Ray Hubbard). Membership is $40 per year. Visit texaslll.org for more information.

Mocha Moms Inc.
Mocha Moms Inc. is a support group for moms of color that organizes play dates and hosts family and couples activities as well. There are two different membership options which provide different opportunities. Visit the Mocha Moms DFW South/Fort Worth website or visit their social page at facebook.com/mochamomsdallassouth for more information.

Moms Offering Moms Support, or MOMS, is an international nonprofit group dedicated to stay-at-home-moms. This organization is focused on bringing at-home mothers together with their children to provide entertainment, friendship and support. Each group is referred to as Chapters, which are regionally assigned. Every club hosts regularly scheduled events such as playdates, community service activities, book club and moms’ night out. Mothers with children of any age can join, although check the website to see your assigned club chapter based on your region. Some chapters in the Dallas-Fort Worth area include Moms Club of Aledo & Willow Park, Mansfield Moms Club, Moms Club Flower Mound-West, Moms Club McKinney-Central, Moms Club of Hurst-Euless-Bedford, Moms Club of Rockwall and Moms Club of Murphy/Sachse. Visit momsclub.org to learn more.

North Dallas Early Childhood PTA
Are you expecting or have children under the age of 5? North Dallas Early Childhood PTA group does not geographically restrict anyone that wants to join. Annual dues are $60, which gives you access to the members-only Facebook group, invitations to special events or get-togethers and opportunities to meet and socialize with other moms & families. Email northdallasecpta@yahoo.com or visit ndecpta.com for more information.

Preston Hollow Early Childhood Association
Preston Hollow Early Childhood Association organizes informative meetings with speakers that share topics related to parenting, education and children’s health. For the kiddos, the PTA arranges Playtime in the Park meetups for your little ones to burn off some energy. Preston Hollow Early Childhood Association is not associated with any particular school, so for families with children ages 0–5, visit their website at pheca.org or email phecamoms@gmail.com with any questions you have about a membership.

Rosemont Early Childhood PTA
As the earliest childhood PTA in Texas, Rosemont Early Childhood PTA knows the meaning of making their community a better place for the love and growth of their children. RECPTA members get to participate in seasonal events, playdates, parents’ night out, community meetings and volunteering opportunities. Their mission is focused on diversity, connection and meaningful friendships that will follow your children through and beyond their school-aged years. Membership is $35 per year. For membership inquiries, email president@recpta.org. recpta.org

Trophy Club Families
A non-profit organization that aims towards bringing families that reside in the Trophy Club area together. For parents of newborns to 5-year-old children, joining for the year will allow you to get to know your neighbors. This community group plans family-friendly play dates and events, organizes moms’ nights out and other social and philanthropic opportunities. For membership inquires, email trophyclubfamilies@gmail.com. Visit trophyclubfamilies.com.

Wylie Moms & More
This Facebook group organizes social events for moms with children of all ages in and around Wylie. Email wyliemomsandmore.org@gmail.com or visit facebook.com/wyliemomsandmore for more information.

For Moms of Multiples

If no one can understand a mother like a fellow mother, the same principle certainly holds true for parents of multiples. Multiples of America specializes in connecting multiple-birth families through local member organizations. These local clubs offer children’s socials, mom’s retreats, support services and shared resources for parents of twins, triplets and quads.

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Dallas Moms of Multiples
Geared towards education and support for families with more than one child, Dallas Moms of Multiples is a community-based Facebook group that brings together parents of children of all ages in the DFW-metroplex. facebook.com

Multiples of America
Multiples of America, also known as the National Organization of Mothers of Twins Clubs (NOMOTC) is a national organization that was created as a support network for local clubs to connect parents that have multiple children. Some of the DFW-area moms groups that are associated with Multiples of America are Arlington Mothers of Multiples, Fort Worth Mothers of Multiples, Lake Cities Moms, Metrocrest Parents of Multiples and Plano Area Mothers of Multiples. multiplesofamerica.org

Arlington Mothers of Multiples
Geared towards moms of multiple children that reside in Arlington, Grand Prairie, Mansfield, Kennedale and the surrounding areas. Arlington Mothers of Multiples group meets every first Tuesday of the month at 7pm at Pleasant Ridge Church of Christ. For more information, check out their website at amom.club, at facebook.com/ArlingtonAMOM or email the organization at amomarlington@gmail.com.

Fort Worth Mothers of Multiples
Monthly meetings normally take place every third Tuesday of the month. Annual membership begins at $45. Email membership@fwmom.org for membership inquiries. fwmom.org

Lake Cities Mothers of Multiples
They welcome dads, too! The Lake Cities Mothers of Multiples group is based in Southlake and welcomes families from surrounding Northeast Tarrant County cities (Grapevine, Colleyville, Keller, Trophy Club, North Richland Hills). Email lcmomvpmemberships@gmail.com or reach out via facebook.com/groups/lcmom for membership inquiries and meeting times. Annual dues are $37. lcmom.org

Metrocrest Parents of Multiples 
This support group typically meets on the second Thursday evening of each month at Faith Lutheran Church/Day School in Flower Mound. Membership is $40 per year. Visit mpom.net or contact info@mpom.net for more information.

Plano Area Mothers of Multiples
Plano Area Moms of Multiples is associated with the Texas Mothers of Multiples organization. Their mission is to share knowledge to parents or guardians of multiple-birth children. PAMOM provides support for North Dallas area families by offering support, education and resources that help parents, moms or expectant moms through each step of the journey. Join for $45 and enjoy perks like socials, children’s parties, MOM’s night out, playgroups, sales and community service projects. Email vpmembership@pamom.org for inquiries and monthly meeting times. pamom.org

Texas Mothers of Multiples
Texas Mothers of Multiples is a state organization of local clubs for families with multiple children. The mission is to encourage exchange of ideas, participate in weekly playdates and support fellow moms who understand the demands of raising multiple children. There are many clubs that cover the DFW-metroplex. For membership inquiries, email membership@tmom.info. tmom.info

Groups for Single Moms

Single parenting has its own unique set of challenges and rewards. Whether you’re a single parent by choice or by circumstance, surrounding yourself with other single parents to share resources and support can make all the difference.

Single & Parenting
Various support groups around the Dallas area tackle the challenges of single parenting with tools such as video seminars, small-group discussions and workbooks. Type in your zip code to find a group nearest to you. Many of the meetings are held at local churches. Visit singleandparenting.org to learn more. 

Groups for Moms of Kids with Special Needs

Face it, being a mom is not what you’d call a walk in the park. One thing all moms can relate to is undergoing different trials and tribulations each step along the journey. Sometimes mothers don’t realize how strong they are until they overcome difficult moments. Moms of special needs children know strength and perseverance well. These support groups below will help connect you to other moms that understand what it’s like to raise a child with special needs.

Down Syndrome Guild of Dallas
Down Syndrome Guild of Dallas assists families with helpful resources, information, referrals, support and connection opportunities for children with Down Syndrome. The Guild offers different programs based on the age of your child. The Babies & Toddlers program is designed for expecting parents and parents of young children to navigate the early journey of caring for a child with Down syndrome. For more information, visit downsyndromedallas.org for more information or email  info@downsyndromedallas.org for questions about the Guild.

Special Needs Parents of North Texas
Created as a safe space for parents to ask questions, seek advice or referrals, talk about their experiences or give support, Special Needs Parents of North Texas is a Facebook group that covers a wide range of topics for parents of a child with special needs. facebook.com/groups/NorthTexasSpecialNeedsParents

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